Events - Workshops

Date: 06/06/2024 - 27/06/2024 at 20:00-21:30

Four evening classes on a Thursday with Donna Drouin and Glenda Gibson teaching. Felting, outdoor drawing, Water colour, Paper Relief Relaxed and suitable for all abilities. Refreshments. (See information on event)

Sally Mcrae

Candle Holder Workshop

Workshop

Date: 20/06/2024 - 20/06/2024 at 10:30-01:30

In this workshop I will guide you through designing and making a folded candle holder. You will have access to a wide choice of colours in transparent glass and I will teach you how to cut glass and assemble your piece ready for firing in the kiln. You will have access to all of the tools and safety (See information on event)

Date: 20/06/2024 - 20/06/2024 at 12:30-14:30

Fun, colourful and unique prints using a range of colours, textures and tools (See information on event)

Nic Bassinder

Introduction to Lino Printing

Workshop

Date: 20/06/2024 - 20/06/2024 at 09:30-11:30

Design, carve and print your own designs to use again and again! Beginners welcome. All materials provided. (See information on event)

Date: 21/06/2024 - 21/06/2024 at 10:00-14:00

Learn the art of batik silk painting using melted wax and painting ink on silk. At these workshops I will show you how to stretch your silk onto a wooden frame, apply melted wax using tjanting tools and paintbrushes. Then the magic happens when the jewel toned inks flow onto the silk. This is such a (See information on event)

Date: 29/06/2024 - 29/06/2024 at 13:00-17:00

Learn the art of batik silk painting using melted wax and painting ink on silk. At these workshops I will show you how to stretch your silk onto a wooden frame, apply melted wax using tjanting tools and paintbrushes. Then the magic happens when the jewel toned inks flow onto the silk. This is such a (See information on event)

Date: 05/07/2024 - 05/07/2024 at 10:00-14:00

Learn the art of batik silk painting using melted wax and painting ink on silk. At these workshops I will show you how to stretch your silk onto a wooden frame, apply melted wax using tjanting tools and paintbrushes. Then the magic happens when the jewel toned inks flow onto the silk. This is such a (See information on event)

Date: 05/07/2024 - 05/07/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Experiment with colour, texture and tools using a Gelli Arts plate and acrylic paints to create fun and unpredictable prints, perfect for framing, backgrounds, bookmarks, collage and cards. Book at https://www.nixiemade.com/book-online See all of my workshops in the pinned post at www.facebook.com/n (See information on event)

Date: 11/07/2024 - 11/07/2024 at 10:30-01:30

In this workshop you will have a choice of making a flower wave sculpture or a flower candle holder. You will have access to all of the materials to decorate your glass including pre-fired glass beads and frit (chopped up glass). This workshop does not involve any cutting glass so is suitable for co (See information on event)

Date: 18/07/2024 - 18/07/2024 at 18:30-20:30

Gelli printing is such an easy and fun introduction to printmaking without the need of a press. It’s a creatively satisfying process applying acrylic paint to the plate, using different textures like stamps, stencils, and masks and then transferring the image to paper. Each print is a unique surpr (See information on event)

Sophie Smith

Botanical Sketchbook

Workshop

Date: 20/07/2024 - 20/07/2024 at 10:30-13:00

Join botanical artist and illustrator, Sophie Smith, for a workshop exploring the basics of botanical illustration. Working ‘in the field’ you will have the opportunity to study wild plants in their natural habitat at Summer Leys nature reserve and record findings in a sketchbook provided using (See information on event)

Sophie Bliss Kilpatrick

Colourful Cow in Acrylics

Workshop

Date: 26/07/2024 - 26/07/2024 at 14:00-16:00

Join Sophie to learn how to paint this colourful cow in acrylics. All materials provided. All abilities welcome. To book please call The Galleria on 01536 238295. (See information on event)

Date: 30/07/2024 - 30/07/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Have a go at comic book drawing with professional illustrator Katy Dynes. Dust off your pencil crayons and get your imagination flowing as you create characters and a story and learn how to put them together in your very own comic book! (See information on event)

Date: 06/08/2024 - 06/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Join professional illustrator Katy Dynes to hone and develop your drawing and illustration skills. You’ll develop characters, scenarios and stories, and learn how book illustration works. (See information on event)

Sally Mcrae

Fused Glass Garden Art

Workshop

Date: 08/08/2024 - 08/08/2024 at 11:00-16:00

On this workshop you will make the glass for a piece of copper framed garden art with a display area measuring approximately 10cm x 33cm. You will have the option of using transparent coloured glass on a clear background which is great for a bright sunny garden. Alternatively you can choose an opaqu (See information on event)

Date: 09/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Come and join Katy for a fun 2 hours of observing, experimenting and drawing with different media. You’ll learn how to look at drawing, using simple shapes and will add a variety of line and texture to make each object 3D. Katy has been asked by many students how to “draw”, so she felt this wo (See information on event)

Nic Bassinder

Introduction to Drawing

Workshop

Date: 09/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Fun, easy drawing exercises to build your confidence. No experience necessary, all materials provided. This is an adult session, please email nixiemade@outlook.com to make arrangements for younger learners. Free parking at rear of library. Refreshments available. Booking available at nixemade.com (See information on event)

Date: 13/08/2024 - 13/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Lots of people ask how Katy builds a character, so she thought this workshop would be a great introduction to the process she uses. The workshop will start with sketching from a group of objects; then we’ll look at shapes, how they fit together and how to build a character from our observations. W (See information on event)

Sophie Bliss Kilpatrick

Colourful Cow in Acrylics

Workshop

Date: 14/08/2024 - 14/08/2024 at 19:00-21:00

Join Sophie to learn how to paint this colourful cow in acrylics. All materials provided. All abilities welcome. To book please call The Galleria on 01536 238295. (See information on event)

Date: 15/08/2024 - 15/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

Join Katy for her Advanced Illustration class, a perfect next step from our Illustration workshop. Katy often brings a ‘live brief’ from an author with her for inspiration and guides you through the process of creating drawings and images in response. (See information on event)

Date: 20/08/2024 - 20/08/2024 at 10:00-12:00

A BRAND NEW workshop where children can bring their favourite Adult with them to draw together! Parents, Grandparents, Carers can have a go at comic book drawing with professional illustrator Katy Dynes, alongside their child. Dust off your pencil crayons and get your imaginations flowing as you cre (See information on event)